Parks

LA: WEEK 2

LA: WEEK 2

Like I mentioned in my week 1 post, I am soulfully an East Coaster and initially didn’t get the whole California appeal. Though I don’t have a total change of heart, I’m still happy to report that LA is remarkable in less conventional ways, such […]

Rechavia, Jerusalem 🇮🇱

Rechavia, Jerusalem 🇮🇱

I recently came home from Israel and I find it daunting to properly convey all that’s happened over the course of the three weeks I was there. But I’ll try my best. There will be more posts here where I explore other cities, museums, and […]

Central Park Treasures

Central Park Treasures

There’s nothing quite like Central Park in the wintertime. I’m not talking about the ice-skating rink or this year’s Winter Jam. I’m talking about the lesser-known gems this park holds. I won’t go so far to suggest these are hidden treasures, (cinematic classics and corny rom-coms have scouted these […]

Autumnal Prospect Park

Autumnal Prospect Park

I spent my very lazy Sunday afternoon wandering Prospect Park. After finding the Audubon Center, I climbed my way to the balcony and found this spectacular view of vibrant foliage framing the Lullwater Bridge. Near Boulder Bridge, I found a bed of massive leaves; multi-colored […]

Hiking Watkins Glen

Hiking Watkins Glen

Driving through the Finger Lakes region in Upstate NY, with a short stopover in Watkins Glen, was super beautiful. So many vineyards! Our tour group’s drive up to Canada was just underway and our coordinator thought it best to give us some place to explore. […]

Marine Park Salt Marsh

Marine Park Salt Marsh

I love coming here and walking the nature trail. It doesn’t feel like the city at all; so serene and quiet, save for the occasional jogger or birdwatcher. (The staycation of all staycations!) Speaking of birds, this is one of the BEST places to observe avian […]